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A Look Back at 2016

2016 has been a historic year around the world and also a significant year for MyHeritage. We’re happy to present the highlights of the year on MyHeritage: In January, we released the new Audio Recordings feature in the MyHeritage mobile app. Now you can interview...

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Meet the Team: Marianne

  Dutch-born Marianne Melcherts has been working with the customer support team at MyHeritage since 2010. The way she describes it, it feels both like forever and like no...

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We’re Halfway to Digitizing Every Cemetery in Israel

We’re happy to announce that we’ve completed 50% of our goal to digitize every cemetery in Israel — aiming to make it the first country in the world to...

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Long-Lost Sisters: A dream come true for a MyHeritage employee

When Linoy Maidvanikov Simon began working at MyHeritage 18 months ago, she never dreamed that her life would change forever. Within days of using MyHeritage, Linoy discovered a previously unknown...

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Corfu and Me

In early 2015, MyHeritage accepted a challenge by Yvette Manessis Corporon, an Emmy Award winning producer and author, to help her research the Secret of Ereikoussa, a tiny island...

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Tribal Quest: Back from Papua New Guinea

We’ve completed our Tribal Quest expedition to Papua New Guinea, where we had an incredible experience documenting the family histories of people in remote tribes whose stories are at risk of being...

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MyHeritage Reunites 93-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor with Her Relatives

MyHeritage Reunites 93-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor with Her Relatives

Nata Gattegno, a Holocaust survivor from Corfu, Greece could never have children of her own as a result of what she endured in Auschwitz during WWII. Although she thought...

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New Innovation: Sun Charts

Family tree charts are an excellent way to share your research with your family, and to bring your family history to life. MyHeritage offers a wide selection of beautiful charts and...

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New Initiative: Tribal Quest

MyHeritage is excited to announce the launch of a new global initiative — Tribal Quest — to record the family histories of tribal people living in remote locations and to...

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MyHeritage Featured on Israeli TV

MyHeritage Featured on Israeli TV

MyHeritage was featured yesterday on a popular Israeli TV show, HaTsinor. Their segment highlights the important work MyHeritage does to help people discover their long-lost relatives and to reunite...

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Goodbye 2015… Hello 2016!

The year has come and gone in a flash, and what a year it has been! Here at MyHeritage, we had a busy 2015 full of exciting new features,...

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The Secret of Ereikoussa: The reunion

We recently wrote about the fascinating Secret of Ereikoussa, where the residents of a small Greek island risked their lives to save a Jewish tailor’s family from the Nazis during...

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Digitizing Cemeteries: MyHeritage is at it again (with friends)!

As part of the global initiative we launched with BillionGraves earlier this year, the MyHeritage team recruited a group of enthusiastic volunteers to continue our efforts to digitize cemeteries. After...

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